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Did you know that you can take advanced Bible Classes with Samford University Ministry Training Institute at Eden Westside Baptist Church (MTI)?

In as little as 2 1/2 years, you can complete the Ministry Institute Program (MTI) to earn a Diploma of Biblical Studies which includes 10 Bible Classes at our Eden Campus for a nominal investment.

This course study is for anyone who would like to learn more about the Bible to equip themselves for Christian ministry; therefore, this program is for church staff members, lay leaders and any Christian that just wants a more in depth study of the Bible.

Biblical Studies Diploma

A diploma in Biblical Studies can be earned after the completion of core classes and electives.  The student will earn the Biblical Studies diploma after the completion of six (6) courses in the appropriate area of study plus an additional four (4) courses of electives chosen by the student.  Students must take a total of 30 credit hours for completion of a diploma.  All courses are 3-credit hours.

Biblical Studies
Required Courses:

ZMTI 101:  Biblical Interpretation
ZMTI 102:  Old Testament
ZMTI 103:  New Testament
ZMTI 104:  Paul's Letters
ZMTI 105:  The Minor Prophets
ZMTI 106:  Biblical Foundations

Biblical Studies
Electives (Choose 4)

ZMTI 113:  The Person of the Holy Spirit
ZMTI 114:  Baptist Doctrines
ZMTI 115:  Spiritual Disciplines
ZMTI 116:  Overcoming Church Conflict
ZMTI 117:  Christian Ethics
ZMTI 118:  The Book of Revelation

There is a mix of lecture and lively discussion stimulating your personal Christian growth!

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Class Times:  Courses consist of eight weeks of instruction.  The institute locations offer two eight-week courses per semester.   Each class session will consist of 3 instructional hours chosen at the discretion of the institute direction and local site director.

Cost:  $50 per class.  (Students not registering online will be charged a $10 processing fee per semester.)

Register today to begin your journey to a diploma of Biblical Studies!

How to Register:  Visit MTI on the web at samford.edu/go/mti or call 205.726.4055.

Contact MTI:  Phone:  205.726.4055 or email:  mti@samford.edu

Samford Ministry Training Institute at Eden Westside classes are conducted at the Eden Campus Fellowship Hall of Eden Westside Baptist Church at 223 Wolf Creek Road, Pell City, Alabama  35125.